Tips: Choosing A Location

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Starting off or moving to a new location? Follow these simple tips to ensure you are successful wherever you train.   1. Always conduct a reconnaissance of the ground. Always take the time to go to the training location prior … Read More

Tips: Parkland Approvals

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So you’ve decided to train outdoors, and through research of the council (website, phone call), you’ve found there are some hefty fees to pay, and your business is going to be restricted. Whilst it may appear councils are attempting a … Read More

Tips: Maintaining The Energy In Your Class

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It is quite common for participants in boot camps and outdoor group fitness programs to be left standing around inactive while the instructor describes or demonstrates the lesson or exercise. Further, after the activity has been explained, how often do … Read More

Tips: Clients That Can’t Run

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We often get asked what to do when you have people in your groups that dislike running (or can’t run). What do you do in this situation? So who has seen the Lesson Plan ‘a Walk in the Park’? …. … Read More

What About Fitness Testing?

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As we finish off a pretty intense month, here are some quick pointers to a successful GROUP fitness test:   Make sure your test is valid. This requires specifically designing the test to measure the fitness aspect you will be … Read More

Tips: Equipment

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In this post we examine what makes a Bootcamp. This topic is a major area for discussion (often contentious), and too big for one post, so we’ll follow it up in later posts. One of the biggest questions we get … Read More

Tips: Client Commitment

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January is a perfect time to get COMMITMENT! Whilst a Bootcamp can allow casual attendance, they thrive in an environment of teamwork, competition, and hard work (which gets results). This, of course, requires team members to be committed! In January … Read More

Tips: Training Successfully

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In this post we look at successful training activities and some initial steps in ensuring they are safe. Cross training is key. Look at new activities that assist in developing a cross training regime, and allow active rest, rather than … Read More

Tips: Quick Tips On Managing Risk

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In this post we look at risk management, which is an important topic, as many of you will be your own boss, or a lead instructor of an outdoor class. Here are some very simple steps to make sure you … Read More

Tips: Running Group Based Activities

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In this tips and tricks blog we look at group based activities…..here are some key pointers:   Understand your group. It is important to know all fitness levels, personalities and key motivators within your group. This will enable you to … Read More

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